October 22, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor

10.22.13DailyActivities.jpgYou can burn more calories throughout your day by looking for ways to turn daily activities into mini-workouts. If you workout an hour per day-congrats!  Just remember, a one-hour workout each day doesn't cancel the negative effect of sitting for the next 10 hours.  Turn your regular daily routine into a significant calorie burn with these ideas and tips. 

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October 08, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor

10.8.13StayingActiveAtWork.jpgIf you think you can’t get your workout into your day because of work—think again. If you are skipping your workouts due to a busy job and sitting in an office all day, that’s a double sedentary whammy. Sitting too much is detrimental to your health and can increase your risk for a cascade of health ills including obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, and depression. Even a little is better than nothing. Here’s how to get a workout at work. Try one of these ideas:

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October 04, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor

Anything that gets you up and moving is good for your health, so try incorporating some of these 10 ways to burn 100 calories into your daily routine.


1. Vacuuming: 25 minutes
Use good posture and stand tall instead of bent over to engage your tummy muscles. Alternate arms on the push and pulling of the movement. 

Focus: Arms

2. Walking: 15 minutes
Along with the calorie burn, taking a brisk walk 2-3 times a day can also help lower stress levels. Be sure to push off your big toe and take larger strides while swinging your arms.
Focus:  Legs

Andrea Metcalf
 

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